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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: The Hope Factory by Lavanya Sankaran

    In her debut novel, Lavanya Sankaran writes about two very different families living in Bangalore, India.
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    Lounging around with Sarah Pekkanen

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    Sarah Pekkanen's not just an internationally best-selling author (her most recent and fourth book, The Best of Us , has been hailed...
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    Fiction meets TV: A Grey's Anatomy mashup

    Love the TV show Grey's Anatomy ? Well, there are quite a few books that fit right in with the show. Check out a few we've...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Amity & Sorrow by Peggy Riley

    Peggy Riley's debut novel gives readers a peek into the mind-set of three women who flee a polygamous cult.
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    What's cooking? Best in food writing

    Temperatures are moderating, farmers markets are reopening, and everyone is becoming more active. It's a great time to perk up your...
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    Lounging around with Liza Palmer

    Liza Palmer joins the SheKnows Book Lounge to talk about her new book Nowhere but Home , the difference between writing novels and...
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    Fresh picks that won't break the bank: April book roundup

    Looking for a great new read that won't cost you an arm and a leg? Paperback originals, or brand-new books released straight into...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: The Best of Us by Sarah Pekkanen

    Sarah Pekkanen is a consistently fabulous writer of women's fiction, getting deep into women's heads and examining their...
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    Historical fiction roundup: Scientific discoveries

    Historical fiction covers a variety of subjects, not just the wives of Henry VIII. This month, we're rounding up five of our...
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    Jennifer Close's second novel is a deep and honest exploration of family, which is why we've picked it as our Red Hot Book of the Week.
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    April Fool's Day: A cozy mystery roundup

    Whenever an April Fool's Day joke takes a deadly turn, you can be sure an amateur sleuth will be on the case. We recommend three...
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    Hot YA reads for the spring

    Teen novels are the perfect choice for any season. Now that spring has arrived, consider these fun and easy-to-read YA picks that...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Market Street by Anita Hughes

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    We were "in the market" for a great read and Anita Hughes delivered us one! That's why we picked Market Street as our Red Hot Book...
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    Perfect for middle-grade readers: A March roundup

    Each month, we feature the newest books for your middle-grade readers. Some of these books are just for fun, and others can be...
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    Whose birthday is it? Authors born in March (a roundup)

    Do you share a birthday with a famous author? Even if you don't, a fun way to discover new books is to read a one in celebration of...
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    Now in paperback: March's red hot reads

    Do you sometimes skip over titles at the bookstore, unsure if they're really worth $35? You're in luck! Most books make the...
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    Fragrance Day: A roundup

    Did you know there's a National Fragrance Day? That's right, March 21 of every year is a day to celebrate... well... smelling good....
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    Armchair travels: Rome (a roundup)

    Rome, the center of the Western Catholic Church, moves front and center this month. Not only will Christians soon celebrate Easter,...
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    Crime fiction picks for March

    Mysteries and thrillers have always been a popular genre, but it's having a renaissance right now. There are countless novels...
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    RED HOT BOOK OF THE WEEK: Heart Like Mine by Amy Hatvany

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    Amy Hatvany's latest, Heart Like Mine (March 19), is an emotional and impactful novel about motherhood and our pick for the Red...